American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Alaska, Coast Mountains, West Mendenhall Tower, Great White Conqueror
West Mendenhall Tower, Great White Conqueror. In March, with the help of a Mugs Stump Award, my new friend Sam ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Kluane National Park and Reserve, Summary
Kluane National Park and Reserve, summary. Kluane’s icefields saw the least number of visitors in many years, with 50 people ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, British Columbia, New Ice Routes
British Columbia, new ice routes. A few interesting new ice routes were unearthed on the B.C. coast over the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Selkirk Range, East Peak of the Gothics, Ostrogoth
Selkirk Range, East Peak of the Gothics, Ostrogoth. Unlike the crowded nearby Bugaboos, the Adamant and Gothic Peaks, with high-quality ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Bugaboos, Snowpatch Spire, Johnston-Kruk
Bugaboos, Snowpatch Spire, Johnston-Kruk. My time in the Bugs was running slim when my friend Crosby Johnston showed up, training ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Bugaboos, Various Ascents
Bugaboos, various ascents. In August we started up an aid route called Doubting the Millennium (600m, 11 pitches, 5.10 A3) on the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Summary
Canadian Rockies, summary. After an eventful couple of years, the summer of 2008 and the winter of 2009 were relatively quiet. Given ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Baffin Island, Buchan Gulf, The Bastions, Take the Long Way Home
Baffin Island, Buchan Gulf, The Bastions, Take the Long Way Home. After a five-day snow-machine approach, from May 2 to 14 German ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Baffin Island, Mt. Overlord, Overlorded
Baffin Island, Mt. Overlord, Overlorded. In the Weasel Valley on July 1, Chris Atkinson and I established Overlorded (1,800m, 30 pitches, TD+ 5.10...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Canada, Newfoundland, Exploration and New Routes
Newfoundland, exploration and new routes. The relentless swells of the north Atlantic eased as Peter Fasoldt and I, inside the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Northern Liverpool Land, Various Ascents
From April 7 to 21, 2007, a British group comprising Juliette and Simon Ash, Darren Davis, Sandy Gregson, Julie Urquhart, and I as ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Southern Liverpool Land, Coastal Exploration, Raffles and Rathbone Islands, Various Ascents
Southern Liverpool Land, coastal exploration, Raffles and Rathbone islands, various ascents. Simon Burke and I flew to Constable Pynt and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Paul Stern Land, Five First Ascents
Paul Stern Land, five first ascents. In May and June Geoff Bonney, my wife Sandy Gregson, and I visited Paul ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Ren Land, Various Ascents
Ren Land, various ascents. Ren Land forms part of the northern shores of Scoresbysund, the largest fjord system in the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Ren Land, Peak Walters (1,871m), North Face; Bodger (1,954m), Second Ascent; Peak Jean Guillaume (1,949m) From the North; Catherinesbjerg (1,997m), South Face, Wall-to-Wall Couloir; Colonel's Peak (1,965m), Southeast
In late June Crispin Chatterton, Rob Grant, and I traveled to Ren Land in the west of Scoresbysund. The area ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Milne Land, Ski Descents
Milne Land, ski descents. In April Yannick Ardouin, Patrick Huber, Ilario Prévitali, and Jean-François Richer from France were ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Milne Land, Correction, Hermelintop
Milne Land, correction, Hermelintop. The 2007 AAJ, pp. 198, reported a circumnavigation of Milne Land by a three-member British team. This team ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Ski Traverse from Knud Rasmussens Land, Through the Watkins Mountains and Gronau Nunatakker, to Paul Stern Land; Various First Ascents, New Routes and Repeats
Ski traverse from Knud Rasmussens Land, through the Watkins Mountains and Gronau Nunatakker, to Paul Stern Land; various first ascents, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Knud Rasmussens Land, 2006 Ascents
Knud Rasmussens Land, 2006 ascents. In August 2006 Jennifer Escott, Jonathan Hunter, Nick Mills, and I visited Knud Rasmussens Land, landing on ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Thor's Land, Discovery Wall, Nougatocity
Thor’s Land, Discovery Wall, Nougatocity. Josh Helling and I traveled by local boat 350+km south down the east coast ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Lindenows Fjord, Apostelens Tommelfinger (2,300m), South Face Attempt
In 2003 Steffan Laetsch, Frank Polte, and Jens and Michael Richter from Germany attempted a new route on the south ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Tasermiut Fjord, Ketil (2,010m), Catalan Route, Second Ascent, First Alpine Style
From July 12 to August 10 Wojciech Kurz, Pawel Wycislik, and I attempted a route on each of three big walls: Ketil, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Tasermiut Fjord, Hermelndal, Hermelnbjerg (1,912m), West Summit, Ramblin' Man; Main Summit, Northeast Ridge, Second Ascent; West Ridge, Attempt; Tininnertuup II (1,511m), East Face, Piriton
When Ged Desforges, Ruben Gutzat, Dan McManus, Tom Spreyer, Tony Stone, James Vybiral, and I arrived in the Hermelndal below ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Tasermiut Fjord, Hermelndal, Tininnertuup IV (1,725m), East Face, Attempts
Sarah and Tony Whitehouse returned to the Hermelndal to finish their line attempted in 2007 (see AAJ 2008), left of Rapakivi Road ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Tasermiut Fjord, Ulamertorssuaq (1,830m), War and Poverty, On-Sight Ascent; Ketil Pyramid (ca 1,600m), South Face, Grmoland; Nalumatorsoq (2,045m), British Route, On-Sight Ascent; Hermelnda
In the middle of July my wife Tanja and I were dropped off below the famous walls of Ulamertorssuaq and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Tasermiut Fjord, Ulamertorssuaq (1,830m), War and Poverty, More or Less Free Ascent; Nalumatorsoq (2,050m), Stupid White Man, First Free Ascent; Ketil Pyramid (ca 1,600m), South Face, Parti
We were lucky this time. Jurek Stefanski, Wawrzyniec “Wawa” Zakrzewski, and I wanted to make free ascents of War and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Kangikitsoq Fjord, Battle Axe (1,852m), South Face; Peak 2,106m, West Face Attempt; Peak 1,776m, South Face Attempt
On July 14 Dutch climbers Jefta Smit, Sjors Verbrugge, and I arrived in the Tupaassat Valley, situated at the end of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Sun Elevation in the Arctic
 In AAJ 2008, pp. 194-195 the author states, “The sun never dipped less than 40° above the horizon.” Actually, the sun ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
North America, Mexico, Nuevo León, El Toro, Huevos a la Mexicana
El Toro, Huevos a la Mexicana. Rudy Salinas and Emilio Plasencia (both Mexican) and I opened this route, on the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Huaytapallana I and Huayatapallana II, East Summit, First Ascents
Huaytapallana I and Huaytapallana II, east summit, first ascents. I first spotted the climbing potential at the top of Quebrada ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Huascaran Massif, Unnamed Wall, Entre Boires
Huascaran massif, unnamed wall, Entre Boires. From July 23 to August 9, after seven days carrying loads, acclimatizing, and fixing the first 200...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Chopicalqui, Burros Esolvenos to Southeast Ridge
Chopicalqui, Burros Eslovenos to Southeast Ridge. On June 26 Matic Obid, Pavel Ferjancic, Jernej Arcon, Vladimir Makarovic, and I (all Slovenian) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Nevado Ulta, Sandinista-Rifnik, to Summit Ridge
Nevado Ulta, Andinista-Rifnik, to summit ridge. On July 18, after two failed attempts in 2006 and 2007, Slovenian Viktor Mlinar and I made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Hatun Ulloc, Karma de los Condores Direct (to Summit)
Hatun Ulloc, Karma de los Condores Direct (to summit). In the Ishinca Valley in late July, Brady Robinson and I ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Puscanturpa Chiquita, Burro Loco
Puscanturpa Chiquita, Burro Loco. From July 10-13 Patrik Barjak and I climbed a new route on the north face of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcanota, Various New Routes
Various new routes. On October 4, from a base camp at Alcacocha Lake (4,600m), students of the Casa de Guias de ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Venezuela, Acopan Tepui, Araguato King
Acopan Tepui, Araguato King. On February 6, 2009, we left Arizona for the jungles of Venezuela. Descriptions of snakes, crocodiles, tarantulas, and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Venezuela, Upuigma Tepui, Nido del Tiric-Tiric
Upuigma Tepui, Nido del Tiric-tiric. In February, after flying from Santa Elena der Uruyen to the Pemmon village of Yunek, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Venezuela, Roraima, Hotel Guácharo
Roraima, Hotel Guácharo. Kurt Albert, Renato Botte, Ivan Calderon, Michael Thaler, and I established Hotel Guácharo (550m, 7a+) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Venezuela, Amuri Tepui, Amurita
Amurí Tepui, Amurita. From September 13-19 we did our most adventurous big-wall expedition yet, making the all- free first ascent ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Brazil, New Routes
Brazil, new routes. Of the new routes added in Brazil in 2008, some of the most impressive were Raja Begun, South ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Brazil, Ibitirati, Pico do Paraná, Toca-toca o Pau na Mula
Ibitirati, Pico do Paranâ, Toca-toca o Pau na Mula. When Val (Valdesir Machado) and I first saw pictures of Ibitirati, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Brazil, Pedra Pão de Açúcar, Pão de Minas
Pedra Pão de Açúcar, Pão de Minas. I still don’t know if I was invited or ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Bolivia, Cordillear Apolobamba, Huancasayani Valley, First Ascents and New Routes
Cordillera Apolobamba, Huancasayani Valley, first ascents and new routes. After receiving the AAC’s McNeill-Nott Award and funding from the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Bolivia, Chaupi Orko, Southeast Ridge
Chaupi Orko, Southeast Ridge. From May 15-20 Raymundo Condori, Osvaldo Cortez, Andreas (a journalist from Poland), and I traveled toward ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Bolivia, Illimaini, South Face to Southwest Ridge
Illimani, south face to southwest ridge. After acclimatizing in Peru’s Cordilleras Huayhuash and Blanca, and a short trip to ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Andes, Chañi Chico, Siete Dolores
Chañi Chico, Siete Dolores. This 5,571m mountain in Salta is a minor summit in the Chañi massif (5,896m), ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Andes, Cachi, North Face
Cachi, north face. Cachi is a sacred 6,380m mountain in Salta, Argentina. Nicolás Pantaleón and Nicolás Yannito, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Andes, Cuerno Blanco, South Face
Cuerno Blanco, South Face. In December 2007 Valentino Rota, David Valdez, and I climbed a new route on the south face ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Andes, Incahuasi, Ruta de las Peladas
Incahuasi, Ruta de las Peladas. Incahuasi (6,638m) lies on the Chile-Argentina border in the central Andes and is one of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009